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Professional Accountancy/Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

BPP Professional Education
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1.5 years
Next available date: Contact for info - United Kingdom
Apprenticeship training for companies

Course description

Course description

Professional Accountancy/Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

This standard has been created by leading professional services and industry employers, Professional Bodies and training providers for the accountancy and taxation professions to ensure an apprentice develops the relevant Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours to succeed and progress in their roles and your business.

The Standard will align to a Level 4 professional qualification with one of several professional bodies and uses a much more innovative and flexible approach to demonstrating competency. The ambition of the new Standard is to encourage access to the accountancy / taxation profession through the delivery of a high quality programme which is fit for purpose for performance in the workplace.


Standard guideline: 18 to 24 months (min. 12 months)

Timeframes are flexible depending the employer and/or the apprentice’s ability to be successful on the programme.

Study Mode

BPP can provide flexible study methods towards these qualifications including:

  • In Classroom face-to-face
  • Online Classroom (recorded)
  • Online Classroom Live (real time) or a mix of all three

Suitability - Who should attend?

This apprenticeship is suitable for higher entry level apprentices and existing staff.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade C or above), ideally as part of 5 GCSE A-C grades or other comparable qualifications. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to the completion of the Level 4 Apprenticeship.

Employers have the flexibility to set their own minimum entry requirements and may want to increase their criteria.

Contact BPP for employer and apprentice requirements.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Professional Qualifications that can be included:

  • AAT – Professional Diploma in Accounting
  • ACCA – Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • ATT – Tax Technician
  • CIMA – Certificate in Business Accounting

There is also an option for apprentices to complete a work based assessment route. This route does not lead to professional body recognition and is not currently offered by BPP Professional Education.

Training Course Content

Apprentices needs to be able to demonstrate the following Skills and Behaviours to meet the Standard:


  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning & prioritisation
  • Produces quality & accurate info
  • Team working & collaboration
  • Uses systems & processes


  • Adaptability
  • Adding value
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Proactivity
  • Professional Scepticism

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BPP Professional Education

BPP Professional Education -  Accountancy, Tax, Financial Services, Law & Insolvency Courses

BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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3 London Wall Buildings
EC2M 5PD London

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